Souls of the Vermilion Sea

03/14
2017

Community Screenings in San Felipe

  In the days before fellow producer Sean Bogle and I left to come down to San Felipe, many people warned us not to come. El Golfo de Santa Clara,… Read more »




05/09
2016

A Species in Peril, A Community in Crisis

When we began working on our documentary about the vaquita, Souls of the Vermilion Sea, this species of porpoise was already considered to be the most endangered marine mammal on… Read more »




04/01
2016

A Diverse Array of Perspectives on Vaquita Recovery

  Souls of the Vermilion Sea producer/director Sean Bogle and myself arrived here in San Felipe two days ago where we met up with filmmaker and collaborator Brenda Razo from Mexico… Read more »




12/11
2015

Our final shoot of 2015 for Souls of the Vermilion Sea – It’s a Wrap!

Although we still have lots of filming ahead of us for this project, this marks the final filming expedition of this year.  This story has so many complex facets that… Read more »




11/27
2015

Souls of the Vermilion Sea Filming Continues!

Once again we have returned to the Upper Gulf of California for our third expedition to capture the beauty of the area and the complexity of the vaquita’s story.  Our crew… Read more »




11/14
2015

Souls of the Vermilion Sea Producer’s Meeting

This past week the producer’s of our newest documentary project, Souls of the Vermilion Sea converged on California’s Bay Area for an intensive, three day producer’s meeting. Production began on this… Read more »




10/15
2015

Final Days with the Vaquita

We had two days left to spot a vaquita and capture some footage of this elusive marine mammal. Luckily for us, the weather conditions were cooperating. As explained in the… Read more »




10/02
2015

A Vaquita Sighting!

I was on the top deck of the Ocean Star – the vaquita survey vessel that is slowly cutting transects throughout the entire range of this most elusive of porpoises…. Read more »




10/02
2015

Searching for the Vaquita

****The following is another guest post from volunteer Joe Shull who has been assisting on all levels of production with our current shoot for Souls of the Vermilion Sea in San… Read more »




09/29
2015

First Impressions of the Vermilion Sea from Joe Shull

****The following is a guest post from Joe Shull, volunteer coordinator at the Aquarium of Boise and biology student at Boise State University.  Joe has joined our team in San Felipe,… Read more »